Warhammer: Unofficial 9th Edition

Negative Save Modifiers

Some weapons or creatures are so powerful that they can punch right through armour. Such attacks inflict a modifier on the saving throw, just as shooting modifiers affect the To Hit roll.

An attack of Strength 4 inflicts a save modifier of -1, with the modifier growing a point higher for each additional point of Strength. Note that this means a model could be hit by an attack whose armour save modifier makes the armour save impossible to pass – in which case, the save is automatically failed.

For example, a model with a 3+ armour save is hit by a Strength 5 Attack with a -2 modifier. This means the model now only has a 5+ save left to try and save the Wound.

StrengthSave Modifier
1-
2-
3-
4-1
5-2
6-3
7-4
8-5
9-6
10-7

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